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or ba·ba au rhum  (bä′bä ō rŭm′)
A leavened rum cake, usually made with raisins.

[French baba, baba (from Polish, old woman, round Easter cake, from the cake's resemblance to a pleated skirt) + au, with the + rhum, rum.]


(ˈbɑːbɑː; French baba)
(Cookery) a small cake of leavened dough, sometimes mixed with currants and usually soaked in rum (rum baba)
[C19: from French, from Polish, literally: old woman]


(ˈbɑ bɑ, -bə)

n., pl. -bas.
a small yeast cake often containing raisins, usu. served soaked in a rum syrup.
[1820–30; < French < Polish: literally, old woman]
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.baba - a small cake leavened with yeastbaba - a small cake leavened with yeast  
cake - baked goods made from or based on a mixture of flour, sugar, eggs, and fat
baba au rhum, rum baba - a baba soaked in rum
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He then endeavored to re-enter the marvellous grottos, but they had suddenly receded, and now the path became a labyrinth, and then the entrance vanished, and in vain did he tax his memory for the magic and mysterious word which opened the splendid caverns of Ali Baba to the Arabian fisherman.
is that Arabian tale of "Ali Baba and the Forty Rockefellers.
There are four of us, with our names painted on a door-post in right of one black hole called a set of chambers,' said Eugene; 'and each of us has the fourth of a clerk--Cassim Baba, in the robber's cave--and Cassim is the only respectable member of the party.
2] See Story of the Blind Man, Baba Abdalla, in Arabian Nights' Entertainment.
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According to details, leader of the Christian community Baba Lal Khan died after seeing the two centuries and leaving dozens of grandsons and granddaughters in the family.
It became famous in the British period when Baba Bankhandi arrived in Bukkur, in 1823.
New Delhi [India], Dec 22 ( ANI ): Delhi Commission for Women (DCW) Chief Swati Maliwal on Friday said the High Court had directed the Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI) to investigate the alleged illegal confinement of girls and women in an ashram owned by Baba Virender Dikshit and had asked the accused baba to appear before it.
11 -- Today, the apex body of Hindu Sadhus, "Akhil Bharatiya Akhara Parishad" released a list of 14 fake babas in our country.